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STANLEY CUP WINNER TJ OSHIE TEAMS UP WITH M&M’S® CARAMEL FOR A ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME FAN EVENT

Call it a sports slump. For more than 25 years, Washington D.C. didn’t see a national championship win. But that all changed in 2018, when the Capitals took home hockey’s top honor soon after M&M’S® began our sponsorship of the team. Right winger TJ Oshie had been playing professional hockey for more than a decade when he snagged his first Stanley Cup win—making this victory that much sweeter.

Following the win, each team is given time in the off-season to pass around the Cup. When TJ had his turn, it was an easy decision—he’d take it home to rural Minnesota. But on the heels of his hometown visit, it was back to the city he now calls home for a sweet surprise for some very deserving fans.

As part of the “Have you tried M Yet?” contest, fans had to tell TJ their favorite thing about M&M’S® Caramel…and why they should be selected to meet the NHL star.

The tweets poured in! One fan said, “Chocolate and Caramel go together like the Caps and The Cup!” Others kept it short and sweet, with a simple, “Everything!” It was hard to tell who was more popular…TJ or M&M’S® Caramel!

Seven lucky winners and their guests joined TJ at the Capitals practice rink for some rinkside fun. TJ took part in a meet and greet, question and answer session and even showcased his skills during a quick demo.

It was also primetime for a quick 10 Questions with TJ. Like…if he weren’t playing hockey, what would he be doing? Would he be a personal chef or stay-at-home dad? (His answer might surprise you!) We also asked which M&M’S® he’d be, what he’s looking forward to in the upcoming season and how his hockey career began. It’s an interview you don’t want to miss. TJ also took to Twitter to share his experience, noting it was truly one sweet adventure.